"(In fact, Billy is saying that now as well)", Wretzky shared on her Facebook page, which has now been made private.
The band responded with a statement saying that they "haven't played a show with D'arcy Wretzky for over eighteen years".
Further, Corgan texted, "James is focused on his stuff, which is why he isn't here". We were on a plane on tour with all of these studio musicians who were just so even keeled, and the only way they could stay in the business at that level is to be level headed, and just let things go. "That was apparently the plan all along", she says. She recalls personal tragedy from one of the band's most legendary recording session: "When we were recording Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness in Atlanta [Editor's note: She may actually be referring to Siamese Dream] I had a miscarriage because of the stress. Right dumbass, because then it wouldn't be a reunion", she tells Alternative Nation. Could these be the first stops along a Smashing Pumpkins 2018 tour?
"We nearly immediately started talking about a reunion, because he said to me, 'Well, maybe you know, and maybe you don't, but with this wrestling thing I kind of got myself into a bit of a hole'". If it's good, he'll take credit for it, and if it's not he'll be like, 'That's why we fired her from the band, she sucks.' It took me a long time to not care, and not hate him.
"We both wanted to do the band again, be a band again, not just do a reunion". Neither wanted to do a typical "reunion tour". Are they playing the classic album in full?
While the messages suggest Smashing Pumpkins are planning an arena tour with a "massive setlist", Wretzky says she shared the messages "as proof to the many people who said that I was lying about ever being offered the job". D'arcy also confessed that she and Billy were "never friends" and accused him of throwing tantrums and "scapegoating" her before firing her from the group.
An explanation as to why the offer was rescinded, too, remains unclear. First, the pair speak about Wretzky's ongoing shoulder issues and discuss whether that will hinder her from joining. "He should be ashamed of himself". The band also launched a countdown clock on their website with it set to end on February 15 at noon, leading fans to believe that the orginal lineup would be getting back together. In addition to Corgan, Iha and Chamberlin, Schroeder will play guitar with this new incarnation.